Quite often rebels against their party in this parliament
How William Cash voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted strongly against more EU integrationDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Has never voted on a transparent ParliamentDetails
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted strongly against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Voted moderately for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
More on well-known issues (from the Guardian) & their full record
It is quite difficult at this stage in the saga—the tragedy—of Stafford hospital to recall how it all came about and the difficulties that those of us who experienced it had to endure, the patients and the victims in particular. There was complete and total resistance—indeed, worse than that, a granite-like refusal—to having a proper look at what was going on. It would...
I am extremely glad that my right hon. Friend has made that point. The zero-harm policy is so important, and I am grateful for that specific intervention. It will make Ken Lownds’s day. I also pay tribute to people all over the country who have taken up the message and sought to improve the health service in their areas. This has turned into a national campaign, and the Secretary of...
That point will have been taken on board by the Secretary of State, who is in his place. One of the good things about the present Secretary of State is that he does listen. He takes things on board and follows them up. Some Secretaries of State do not always do that—they nod, but they do not necessarily do that.
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Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Constitutional Affairs
- Prime Minister
- High Speed 2 Railway Line
- European Constitution
- EU Reform: Treaties
- EU Internal Trade
- EU Economic Policy
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (29 Jun 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, European Scrutiny Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
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- Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 65.83% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 46 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1851 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Solicitor, William Cash & Co, The Tithe Barn, Upton Cresset, nr Bridgnorth, WV16 6UH.
December 2013, received £25,000 . Hours: 66 hrs. (Registered 19 December 2013)
8. Land and Property
Half share in London rental property (residential). (Registered 16 April 2012)
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